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Creative Crossroads: a Block Party for Designing Minds

At DA+, we are always looking for ways to strengthen the design community. One way we have done this is by creating a design "hive," . . .

June 29, 2017

Artisanal Microlobby: Artist Mya Kerner

As clear summer days become more frequent, Seattleites are treated to breathtaking views of the snow-highlighted mountains around us. At 1148 NW Leary, those views have come inside to occupy our Artisanal Microlobby! . . .

June 7, 2017

DA Lab: Inside the Envelope

Like many firms, we have in-house professional development sessions aimed at pushing ourselves to learn, try new things, and seek inspiration from more sources. Sometimes we bring in a guest expert...

April 14, 2017

Virtual Reality: Collaboration just got better!

Those who were able to join us for our Open Studio last month got a sneak peek at technology that we believe will change the way designers and clients work together. Here is more of the story…

January 19, 2017

Holiday Bonspiel

Sheet, stone, house, counter… While these terms could easily refer to the work we do on a daily basis, in this case they refer to the sport of curling. For the DeForest Architects’ Reindeer Games this year,

December 22, 2016

Open Studio! Thursday, October 27th

Get ready! Our annual Open Studio Party is next Thursday, October 27th  from 4 to 8pm.   We’re excited to

October 17, 2016

Artisanal Microlobby—HM Duke Design and Upholstery Studio

For the second installation featuring the work of local artists and craftspeople, we have collaborated with Andy Beers of Ore Studios to showcase HM Duke Design and Upholstery Studio...

September 15, 2016

Favorite Tools of the Trade—Part 1: Paper

We recently asked around our office, “what is your favorite design tool?” and we want to share the responses...

August 25, 2016

Design in the Wild

We often find that the strongest inspiration comes from those things that are closest to our hearts. The crew at

June 6, 2016

New Year | New Space

This New Year marked the first anniversary of our move to 1148 NW Leary Way. What a year it has

March 30, 2016